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Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Peter Levine has an interesting working theory. He believes cloud computing is going to take a back seat to edge computing -- and we will soon see the majority of processing taking place at the device

Leap Motion nabs $50M for its VR/AR hand-tracking tech

Headset-based VR and AR may be a bit slower out of the gates than many had hoped, but investors are still pouring money into startups looking to change how consumers interact with the digital world. L

VR social productivity app Bigscreen raises $3M in round led by Andreessen Horowitz

While there is much ink spilled over the hunt for VR’s “killer app,” over the past year a number of social apps have emerged out of the VR community that seek to highlight the unpara

Andreessen: “I feel 50 pounds lighter” without Twitter

Speaking at a Strictly VC event in Palo Alto, noted venture capital investor Marc Andreessen talked about why he abruptly quit Twitter this week. “I feel 50 pounds lighter” without it, he quipped.

Good news for the mutual fund company that holds the most unicorn stakes! Wait . . .

A new report may have mutual fund investors beaming right now — and traditional venture investors sniggering. According to new research from the data company Pitchbook, Fidelity Investments has

Nootrobox wants to boost your brain power with vitamin D

Who needs the sun? Many Silicon Valley startups pride themselves on long, grueling work hours, toiling from the crack of dawn until late into the night. But that work pride has a toll — they l

In Advance of Next Fund, Andreessen Horowitz Brings Aboard Martin Casado As GP

Andreessen Horowitz’s team continues to grow and change. Today, the Sand Hill Road firm is announcing the appointment of its newest and ninth general partner: Martin Casado, the cofounder and CTO of

Andreessen Horowitz GP Scott Weiss Won’t Be Investing Next Fund

This morning, former IronPort Systems cofounder and CEO Scott Weiss announced that he’s no longer going to be investing in new companies on behalf of Andreessen Horowitz, the Sand Hill Road vent

Andreessen Horowitz Gets A New GP, And A New Fund

Andreessen Horowitz is making a big move into biotech, and it’s using a $200 million new fund called the AH Bio Fund – and new general partner, Vijay Pande — to plant its stake in the ground

Gobble Raises $10.75M For Its 10-Minute Dinner Kits

Food delivery startup Gobble is announcing that it has raised $10.75 million in Series A funding. Gobble does the measuring, chopping, mixing and (to a certain extent) cooking for its customers. So wh

Tanium Gets Another $120M To Unpick The Cybersecurity Patchwork

Enterprise security and system management firm Tanium has announced another big tranche of funding, taking in $120 million, led by TPG and Institutional Venture Partners, with existing investor Andree

OKCupid Founders Get $10.8M To Build A Kinder, Gentler Public Key Encryption Tool

What do you for an encore after you founded and sold OKCupid? Well you tackle public-key encryption, of course. Keybase was the result, and the company announced a $10.8 million Series A investment

Sensai Raises $900K To Help Data Scientists Query Unstructured Data

Data analysis often involves looking at a large set of pretty uniform, well-structured data. But as companies continue to gather more electronic documents in all kinds of forms (and formats), those tr

Tanium Nabs An Additional $52 Million In Funding From Andreessen Horowitz

Tanium is an enterprise security and system management startup which lets IT control an entire network using natural language in a search engine-like interface. It raised a significant $90 million f

Reddit Plans Its Own Cryptocurrency To Give Back To Its Users After $50 Million Raise

Reddit, the so-called front page of the internet, has raised $50 million in Series B on a $500 million valuation with intentions to give back 10 percent of the round’s equity to the community. T

IFTTT Lands $30 Million Series B From Norwest Venture Partners, A16Z

IFTTT (If This Then That) has just announced it has closed $30 million in Series B funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from existing investor A16Z. As part of the deal, IFTTT is

Gillmor Gang: Deep Bench

The Gillmor Gang — Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Semil Shah, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — Heartbleed security hole, changing landscape of Twitter notifications, Brendan Eich's exit f

The Top 10 VC Firms, According To InvestorRank

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/top-10-vc-firms.jpg" alt="" /> Any seasoned investor knows that past performance is not indicative of future returns. That is as true with pu

Marc Andreessen On Skype Deal: "Microsoft Is Buying Something With A Real Head Of Steam"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/skype.jpg"> Microsoft may have <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/05/09/microsoft-skype/">overpaid</a> for Skype with its <a href="htt

Andreesen Horowitz And Index Lead $25 Million Round For Big Data Startup Factual

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/factual-logo.png"> <a href="http://www.factual.com/">Factual</a>, the open database company, closed a $25 million series A financing, led by
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